> online course>Online ISO 14001:2015 Foundation Course


This interactive course aims to provide learners with pre-existing knowledge of environmental issues with an understanding of the fundamentals and requirements of the ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System (EMS) standard.  Taking a practical approach this course discusses the scope and structure of an Environmental Management System in context through use of a case study to give students the understanding of organisational context and related environmental factors.


1.5 to 2 Hours Online

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for people who need to be familiar with the requirements of the ISO 14001 standard and is appropriate for:

  • Those tasked with implementing a new environmental management system
  • Senior management
  • ISO 14001 auditors and auditors of other management systems who need an understanding of this standard
  • EMS practitioners
  • Process owners and operational personnel with responsibilities and duties within the EMS
  • Consultants

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of an Environmental Management Systems as well as the benefits to an organisation
  • Have a greater understanding of the structure, content and the intent of ISO 14001
  • Understand community perceptions in relation to environmental management
  • Have a basic understanding of local, regional and global and environmental issues
  • Be able to explain the specific environmental management systems requirements of the ISO 14001 standard
  • Be familiar with ISO 14001 terminology
  • Have a greater understanding of the generic management systems framework based on Annex SL’s High-Level Structure and the process model


There are no competencies or pre-requisites attached to this course, it is non-accredited.

What are the benefits of online learning?

  • Practical Job Aids – Tools and templates are available as printable documents which learners can use a job aids
  • Convenient & Cost Effective – Your organisation does not need to pay for travel or accommodation and you do not need time out of the office
  • Anytime, Anywhere, Anyplace – Learning is convenient and can be delivered on demand, when and where it is needed, both on and off site
  • Time Reduction – Learning can be delivered as ‘just in time’ training, reducing the period between the learning and application of the knowledge or skills
  • No Risk Environment – An online learning environment allows employees to safely master skills before applying them in actual situations
  • Motivation
    • Clearly defined learning objectives at multiple levels, including the course, module and lesson levels
    • Interactive lessons and media elements, will get learners involved more quickly and keep them motivated to continue
    • Interactivities have been designed to engage the learner in the content and for the purpose of application of knowledge
  • Self-Paced – Learners are able to complete the course at their own speed. The course is designed to help facilitate learning through the content on the assumption that there is no face to face facilitator
  • Self-Directed – Self-directed learning allows for time to reflect and develop a deeper understanding of the material
  • Flexible Access
    • Allows learners to access and review the lessons they need at times convenient to them
    • Content can be revisited as often as desired within the 12 month license period
  • Practical Application
    • The learning strategy recognises that adults learn best when training is practical and focused
    • The case study approach helps to convey complex theoretical concepts in a practical and immersive way.


Delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded a Completion Certificate issued by SAI Global

Booking & Course Fees

Please enroll and follow our registration process to sign up for the course.

£295.00 + VAT

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